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Historical Events In April - 04

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1820  Charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1891 on April - 04.  

1821  On April - 04 linus Yale, US, portrait painter/inventor (Yale cylinder lock)  

1823  Karl Wilhelm Siemens, inventor (laid undersea cables) on April - 04.  

1828  On this day in history casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)  

1828  On April - 04 margaret Oliphant, Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City)  

1831  On April - 04 edward Cary Walthall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898  

1832  On this day in history charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro  

1832  On April - 04 jose Echegaray y Elizaguirre, playwright/scientist (Teatro Escogido)  

1836  On April - 04 jerome Hopkins, composer  

1841  William Henry Harrison, becomes 1st pres to die in office, at 68 on April - 04.  

1843  On this day in history hans Richter, composer  

1844  On this day in history charles Bulfinch, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House), dies at 80  

1850  City of Los Angeles incorporated on April - 04.  

1853  Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

1854  On this day in history sailors and Marines from sailing sloop, Plymouth, protect U.S. citizens at Shanghai  

1858  Asteroid 54, Kalypso discovered (named for goddess of silence) on this day in history.  

1858  R Luther discovers asteroid #53 Kalypso on April - 04.  

1859  On this day in history the opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France)  

1859  On April - 04 opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)  

1862  On this day in history battle of Yorktown begins  

1862  US begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond on April - 04.  

1862  Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history skirmish at Elkin's Ford (Little Missouri River), Arkansas  

1865  Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse on this day in history.  

1866  On April - 04 alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.  

1866  George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) on this day in history.  

1870  Golden Gate Park established by City Order #800 on April - 04.  

1870  On this day in history golden Gate Park forms by City Order #800  

1870  George A Smith, Salt Lake City Utah, 8th pres of Mormon church on April - 04.  

1872  Nikolai Amani, composer on this day in history.  

1875  Jozef Szulc, composer on April - 04.  

1876  On this day in history maurice de Vlaminck, Paris, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow)  

1879  Gabriel Groulez, composer on April - 04.  

1881  Charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  On this day in history birth of caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)  

1492  Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on April - 04.  

1527  On April - 04 birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  On this day in history birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1646  Antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715) was born on April - 04.  

1648  Grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver was born on April - 04.  

1688  On April - 04 birth of joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0636  On April - 04 death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

0896  Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.  

1229  On April - 04 hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies  

1284  Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1292  Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on April - 04.  

1305  On April - 04 death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)  

1393  Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.  

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